Art

Egyptian Art Statue from Metropolitn Museum

Egyptian Art Statue from Metropolitn Museum This superb pair standing statue remains semi-attached to the limestone block from which they were carved. There is chipping on the surface of Memi’s (man) right arm. A portion of Sabu’s (woman) nose and her lips appear to be chipped off as well. On the lower part of Sabu’s […]

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Egypt 3

Egyptian Art: Old, Middle and New Kingdoms Art historians, Egyptologists, and archeologists have made fascinating discoveries about the artifacts, pharaohs, and culture of Egypt since the discovery in 1799 of the Rosetta Stone. It led to the decoding of Egyptian hieroglyphics. Pharaonic names, dates, places, and events could then be reliably organized for linear presentation […]

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Egyptian Religous reforms

Early Egyptian Religious Beliefs and Akhenatens Reforms During the New Kingdom of Egypt (from 1552 through 1069 B.C.), there came a sweeping change in the religious structure of the ancient Egyptian civilization. “The Hymn to the Aten” was created by Amenhotep IV, who ruled from 1369 to 1353 B.C., and began a move toward a […]

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Egyptian And Mexican Pyramids

Mysteries of the Ancient World For many centuries people have been fascinated by ancient cultures and treasures. During the last two centuries the science of archeology and modern inventions allowed people to get inside of the Egyptian and Mayan pyramids and discover the treasures of Egyptian pharaohs and Mayan rulers. Most of what we know […]

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Ancient Egypt

Between 3100 and 332 B.C was the rise and climax of one of the richest and oldest ancient civilizations. Its lifeline was the Nile river in the Nile valley. Here, Egyptian dynasties ruled from the first cataract of the Nile to the Mediterranean Sea. At the its height it ruled an empire that reached from […]

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Rights of Egyptian Women

Throughout written history, women have experienced status subservient to the men they lived with. Generally, most cultures known to modern historians followed a standard pattern of males assigned the role of protector and provider while women were assigned roles of domestic servitude. Scholars speculate endlessly at the cause: biology, religion, social custom. Nevertheless, the women […]

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Rights of Egyptian Women

Rights of Egyptian Women Throughout written history, women have experienced status subservient to the men they lived with. Generally, most cultures known to modern historians followed a standard pattern of males assigned the role of protector and provider while women were assigned roles of domestic servitude. Scholars speculate endlessly at the cause: biology, religion, social […]

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Link Between Medicine & Religion

Egyptians had good ideas on how to treat people of minor illnesses, cuts and broken bones. They wrote all their knowledge down on papyrus, we know this because we have found such findings. The Egyptians have found cures for diseased eyes and diseased bladders. Also on papyrus, there are instructions telling us how to treat […]

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Religious Understanding and Tolerance Tour

Egypt is traditionally famous for its ancient cultural heritage, like the Pyramids of Giza, Valley of the Kings and the Temples of Abu Simbel. However Egypt has much more to offer to its visitors than its pharonic monuments. In addition, there are many religious and sacred sites across all of Egypt. The subject of this […]

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The Narmer palette

The palette of Narmer is a highly significant artefact when looking at ancient Egyptian history, and is dated as the final century of the fourth millennium BC (Naqada 3), during the reign of King Narmer. Discovered in 1898 by James Quibell and Frederick Green, at the key archaeological site of Hierakonpolis, the palette’s meaning has […]

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